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According to column 2 of the table shown in REACH Annex VII, the study on auto flammability can be waived if the solid test item has a melting point below 160 °C. Furthermore the boiling point study indicated that there was no self-heating effect occurring until a temperature of 400 °C.
Based on company expert statements, Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane (BMDBM) is considered not to be a pyrophoric solid or flammable in contact with water.

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According to column 2 of the table shown in REACH Annex VII, the study on auto flammability can be waived if the solid test item has a melting point below 160 °C. Furthermore the boiling point study indicated that there was no self-heating effect occurring until a temperature of 400 °C.

Based on expert statements, Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane (BMDBM) is considered not to be a pyrophoric solid or flammable in contact with water.